[OSM-dev] CORS on the Wiki

Jochen Topf jochen at remote.org
Thu Jan 10 15:22:21 GMT 2013

On Wed, Jan 09, 2013 at 02:23:10PM +0100, Jochen Topf wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 09, 2013 at 11:09:31AM +0100, Jochen Topf wrote:
> > Taginfo currently has about 900 different images for keys/tags. The mediawiki
> > API call described above can take several titles, so I could probably ask
> > for 10 titles per call or so and need 90 API calls to get all that info.
> > 
> > On the other hand some quick checks reveals that the URL of the image seems
> > to be calculated with a simple MD5 sum of the image name. It might not be
> > the "correct way" to calculate this ourselves, but certainly easier to do
> > than asking the API.
> I knew there had to be a problem... :-)
> Turns out some images come from the wikipedia commons wiki, they are not
> actually in the OSM wiki but appear to be. So it turns out we do need to ask
> the mediawiki API for the complete image urls.

I have implemented all of this now and it is available on the taginfo server.
For details on the new taginfo version see
http://blog.jochentopf.com/2013-01-10-taginfo-news.html .

Jochen Topf  jochen at remote.org  http://www.remote.org/jochen/  +49-721-388298

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